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General Knowledge Quiz 16

1. Which one of the following places was associated with Acharya Vinoba Bhave's Bhoodan movement at the beginning the movement?
(A) Udaygiri (B) Rapur
(C) Pochampalli (D) Venkatagiru
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2. Which one of the following political theories advocates the "Dictatorship of Proletariat"?
(A) Democratic socialism (B) Fabian socialism
(C) Liberalism (D) Marxism
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3. Jotiba Phule's fame lies in the fact that he–
(A) challenged the supremacy of the Brahmins (B) fought for the uplift and education of the lower castes
(C) was the greatest champion of the lower castes in Maharashtra (D) All of the above
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4. Who amongst the following Englishmen, first translated Bhagvad-Gita into English?
(A) William Jones (B) Charles Wilkins
(C) Alexander Cunningham (D) John Marshall
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5. Which one of the following oil fields of India is the oldest and still producing oil?
(A) Mumbai High (B) Digboi
(C) Ankleshwar (D) Naharkatiya
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6. All nodes are connected to a common medium and commonly used in the original Ethernet. What type of "Networking" is this?
(A) Bus network (B) Star network
(C) Mesh network (D) Ring network
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7. The primary goal of a computer is to turn data into–
(A) ideas (B) suggestions
(C) reports (D) information
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8. The levying of which one of the following taxes is outside the jurisdiction of Municipal Corporation?
(A) Property Tax (B) Income Tax
(C) Profession Tax (D) Education Tax
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9. Functions to be assigned to Panchayats by 73rd Amendment of the Constitution are mentioned in–
(A) Tenth Schedule (B) Eleventh Schedule
(C) Twelfth Schedule (D) Thirteen Schedule
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10. St. Lawrence is the river, formed boundary between which of the following countries?
(A) India - China (B) Brazil- Praguay
(C) US- Canada (D) UK- Ireland
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11. Which river formed the boundary between USA and Mexico?
(A) Purus River (B) Rio Graude
(C) Yenisey (D) Parana
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12. The cause of unemployment in India is riot–
(A) population explosion (B) poor manpower planning
(C) rapid development of industry (D) inadequate employment planning
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13. The phenomenon of poverty in plenty' is associated with–
(A) banking services (B) agricultural
(C) industrial sector (D) transport and communication
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14. Where was the Depressed Classes Mission Society started in 1906 with the object of improving 'the social as well as the spiritual conditions of the Depressed Classes' set up?
(A) Calcutta (B) Poona
(C) Bombay (D) Madras
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15. Under the administration of which one of the following is the Department of Atomic Energy?
(A) Prime Minister's Office (B) Cabinet Secretariat
(C) Ministry of Power (D) Ministry of Science and Technology
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16. To encourage increase in the quality, quantity and availability of food in the world, the World Food Prize is founded by–
(A) Prof MS Swaminathan (B) UNDP
(C) Prof Norman Borlaug (D) WHO
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17. Subhash C Bose was re-elected as President of the Congress at the Tripuri Session in 1939 by defeating–
(A) Dr Pattabhi Sitaramayya (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Dr Rajendra Prasad (D) JL Nehru
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18. Which one of the following with regard to the Poona Pact, 1932 is not correct?
(A) Adequate representation of depressed sections in government jobs
(B) Reservation of seats for the depressed classes in the provincial legislature
(C) Acceptance of joint electorate system
(D) Reservation of seats for the depressed classes in the central legislature
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19. Which one of the following States is the largest producer of black pepper in India?
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka (D) Andhra Pradesh
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20. Microcomputer hardware consists of three basic categories of physical equipments, they are–
(A) keyboard, monitor and hard drive (B) system unit, input/output and memory.
(C) system unit, input/output and secondary memory (D) system unit, primary and secondary memories
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21. Which one of the following computers is the computer which is a large and expansive computer capable of simultaneously processing data for hundreds or thousands of users?
(A) Handheld computer (B) Personal computer
(C) Tablet computer (D) Mainframe computer
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22. Why are the inner lining of hot water made up of copper?
(A) Copper has less heat capacity (B) Copper has high electrical conductivity
(C) Copper does not react with steam (D) Copper is good conductor of both heat and electricity
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23. The idea of including the emergency provisions in the Constitution of India has been borrowed from the–
(A) Constitution of Canada (B) Weimar Constitution of Germany
(C) Constitution of Ireland (D) Constitution of the USA
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24. The office of Lokpal and Lokayukta in India is based on which one of the following?
(A) Parliamentary Commissioner of UK (B) Ombudsman in Scandinavia
(C) Procurator General of Russia (D) Council of State in France
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25. Mahamastakabhisheka, a great religious event, is associated with and done for who of the following?
(A) Bahubali (B) Buddha
(C) Mahavir (D) Nataraja
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